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Talk: Joseph Elliot – The Cutlers with Four Pages of Trademarks

Find out about Joseph Elliot & Sons, a Sheffield firm that manufactured table cutlery, palette knives, scissors and razors.

Summer Holidays: Cutlery Sculpture

Join us to make your own sculpture from knives, forks and spoons.

Summer Holidays: Shapes of Abbeydale

Discover different shapes around the Hamlet, then make a block colour picture of what you find!

FULLY BOOKED Nature Tour: Kelham Island’s Goit

Find out about the diverse botany and wildlife that call Kelham Island’s ‘goit’ home.

Summer Holidays: Tool Makers

Which job would you invent a tool for? Join us to make a card prototype for your invention.

Waterwheel Restoration Talk with the Engineering Team

Hear about historic engineering at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and the ambitious project to replace two water wheel shafts on site.

Art at Abbeydale

Join us in the beautiful surroundings of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet for an afternoon of sketching and painting ‘en plein air’.

Summer Holidays: Spots of Ink

Harry Brearley discovered stainless steel, but made ink sport art too! Have a go at your own.

Cuppa at the Museum – Dementia Friendly Cafe (Abbeydale)

Drop-in, free sessions for people living with Dementia or memory issues, their carers and friends.

Summer Holidays: The Great Summer Minibeast Hunt

We're going on a summer minibeast hunt! Join us to find all the little living things around the Hamlet.

CHaOS Summer Roadshow

Join Cambridge Hands-On Science for their 2022 Summer Tour!

Abbeydale Writing Retreat

Join writer Lydia Allison for a day of writing and reflection at the beautiful Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

Summer Holidays: Kelham Through the Years

What would you add to the Kelham Island area? Join us and add your creation to our Kelham map.

Summer Holidays: Junk Water Wheels

Join us and make your own working waterwheel and test how well it runs!

Cuppa at the Museum – Dementia Friendly Cafe (Kelham)

Drop-in, free sessions for people living with Dementia or memory issues, their carers and friends.

Heritage Open Days Walk: Boulsover Country

Join us for a free walk through Porter Valley and and hear about Thomas Boulsover's astounding invention.

Heritage Open Days: Sheffield's Transport Industry and Driving the Sheffield-Simplex

Hear about Sheffield's transport industry and see the Sheffield-Simplex cars up close.

Kelham Makes: ‘Leaf’ Willow Baskets

Have a go at willow weaving and learn how to make a beautiful leaf-shaped basket.